Daniel Kraus

Daniel Kraus ( born May 11, 1984 in Leipzig) is a football coach and former German football goalkeeper.

Career as a player

Kraus played in the Youth for Unity and harmony Rottleben Sondershausen. In 1997 he moved to FC Carl Zeiss Jena. In the Regionalliga 2005/06 season Kraus denied the first five season games for the Thuringian. Then he retired to a cruciate ligament injury and was replaced by Christian person as the first goalkeeper. Even without further use of it increased with Carl Zeiss on to the 2nd Bundesliga. In the first year he came second division 28 on matchday against SpVgg Greuther Fürth on its first second-division use. He came on in the 22nd minute for the injured Georgi Lomaia. It remained his only season use. In the 2007 /08 season he played eight league games and finish the season with Jena rose from the 3rd league. After he has since no longer included in the squad of FC Carl Zeiss Jena, Daniel Kraus belonged in the second half of the season 2009/10 for the first team and finished after this season, his career as a goalkeeper.


As of July 17, 2010, he was goalkeeper coach of the women's Bundesliga team FF USV Jena. After the dismissal of head coach Thorsten Müller fence he was obliged by the club, first as interim coach. Because he does not possess the required by the DFB A license to work permanently as head coach of the Bundesliga, he was replaced in early 2011 by the former East German national team Konrad way, but remained as assistant coach as under Martina Voss -Tecklenburg. After their departure in early February he took over the team on an interim basis and then rose again on 14 February 2012 on the official head coach. On 13 July 2012, he was presented as a goalkeeper coach of FC Carl Zeiss Jena, but remains full time coach of FF USV Jena.